Police announce arrest in Sunday killing of Berkeley man in the Mission

Police made an arrest in connection with the Sunday stabbing death of 25-year-old Berkeley resident Casey Bissell.

Andres Novelo, 26, and Josue Chan-Perez, 31, were arrested and charged with murder, Officer Grace Gatpandan said in a statement Tuesday.

Bissell was fatally stabbed at 18th and Valencia streets early Sunday after an altercation with the suspects, Gatpandan said.

Novelo and Chan-Perez were booked into County Jail on charges of murder, attempted murder, conspiracy and aggravated assault, Gatpandan said.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with further information on the case is encouraged to call (415) 575-4444 or text to TIP411 with “SFPD” at the start of the message.

The release sent out Tuesday did not name the city of residence of the suspects or when they were arrested.

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